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Academic seeks recognition of e-cigarette’s quit role

Academic seeks recognition of e-cigarette’s quit role

| July 10, 2015

A Māori health academic has accused some Aotearoa (New Zealand) health researchers and officials of spreading false negative information about electronic cigarettes, according to a story by Andrew McRae for Radio New Zealand. Marewa Glover, an associate professor of Massey University, was quoted as saying that these false claims were putting people off using electronic […]

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Essentra exporting UK production jobs to Hungary

Essentra exporting UK production jobs to Hungary

| July 10, 2015

About 200 people are set to lose their jobs following an announcement on Wednesday by Essentra Plc that it planned to close its factory at Jarrow, UK, by the end of this year, according to a story in the Shields Gazette relayed by the TMA. The current Jarrow production is to be shifted to Hungary. […]

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Zimbabwe growers suffer 7.5 percent fall in prices

Zimbabwe growers suffer 7.5 percent fall in prices

| July 10, 2015

The average grower price for Zimbabwe flue-cured so far this season is down by 7.5 percent on that at the corresponding point of the 2014 season, according to a story by Munesu Nyakudya relayed by the TMA and quoting Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) figures. So far, growers have sold 178.9 million kg of […]

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JT’s domestic cigarette sales increased in June

JT’s domestic cigarette sales increased in June

| July 10, 2015

Japan Tobacco Inc’s domestic cigarette sales volume during June, at 9.3 billion, was increased by 4.6 percent on that of June 2014, 8.9 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The June 2014 figure was down by 6.5 percent on that of June 2013. Volume during January-June, at 53.1 billion, was down […]

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PMI to host results webcast July 16

PMI to host results webcast July 16

| July 10, 2015

Philip Morris International is due to host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/webcasts starting at 09.00 Eastern Time on July 16 to discuss its 2015 second-quarter results, which will be issued about 07.00 the same day. During the webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, CFO Jacek Olczak will discuss the results and answer questions […]

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U.S. Tobacco Cooperative pays member growers $5.6 million in cash dividend

U.S. Tobacco Cooperative pays member growers $5.6 million in cash dividend

| July 9, 2015

The board of directors of the U.S. Tobacco Cooperative (USTC)—a leading producer and processor of high-quality U.S. flue-cured tobacco headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA—has declared a patronage dividend of $0.17 per pound of tobacco sold to the Cooperative during fiscal year 2015. The total dividend for fiscal year 2015 was $10.7 million, a 9.1 […]

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